Tight security for New Year's Eve in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack

27 Dec 2017

Around 500 armed police personnel would be deployed in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on New Year's eve to ensure peaceful celebration. Police commissioner Y B Khurania said elaborate measures have been undertaken by the commissionerate police for maintaining law and order during the celebrations. Police force would be deployed around hotels, clubs and other public places like Nandankanan Zoo, Dhauli and other heritage sites in the twin cities. Khurania said the police personnel will keep a vigilant eye on rash driving and other law and order issues in the two cities during the New Year. "Under no circumstances the public order and safety and security of citizens will be compromised," he said. The police, Khurania said, have decided not to issue third party license for organising any event in the hotels this time. (PTI)